Sam is an Associate in the Brisbane Insurance Division of McCabes. Sam has experience in managing pre-ligated and litigated claims, acting for blue chip insurers and private clients in personal injury and property damage claims, and general commercial insurance matters.
Specifically, his most recent experience includes acting for national and overseas insurers in:
Sam was admitted to practice in 2021 and has managed matters in the Queensland, New South Wales and Victorian jurisdiction. He is a committee member of the Australian Insurance Law Association and volunteers at a local community legal centre.
Case Note – Zaya v Damirdjian Judgment date: 11 October 2022 Citation: Zaya v Damirdjian  NSWCA 203 Jurisdiction: Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of NSW Before: Bell CJ, Gleeson JA and Griffiths AJA Principles Expert evidence has a limited role to play in resolving liability issues in motor accident claims and will carry little […]
A claimant suffers psychological injury when he is threatened by a would be thief of his motor bike. Whether the medical assessor was justified in concluding that this was not a motor accident was answered by the Supreme Court in Bell v Allianz Insurance Australia Ltd. Judgment date: 18 August 2022 Citation: Bell v Allianz […]